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We found 6 hematologists who accept Health Plus Amerigroup Medicaid near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Irina Murakohouskaya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
501 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Irina Murakhovskaya is a hematologist and adult oncologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Murakhovskaya include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and anemia. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete her residency at Montefiore Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Murakhovskaya (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Armenian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Leukemia, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ratesh Khillan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ratesh Khillan sees patients in Brooklyn, NY. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He graduated from Government Medical College, Patiala. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Khillan's areas of expertise include lung cancer, anal cancer, and multiple myeloma. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khillan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Khillan is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvey Dosik, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Dosik is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dosik include platelet disorders, leukemia, and anemia. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Dr. Dosik accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dosik attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Kings County Hospital Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Dosik (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Leukemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Thalassemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paula Klein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
325 W 15th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paula Klein works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU), Dr. Klein attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Klein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinctions: Best Doctors-New York Magazine; RUBYFRUIT recognition of outstanding work and dedication in BREAST ONCOLOGY; and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Commander's Certificate of Appreciation.

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Dr. Mala Varma, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1000 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mala Varma is a New York, NY physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. She graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Varma is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ayanna Baptiste sees patients in Brooklyn, NY. Her medical specialties are oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology. These areas are among her clinical interests: anemia, sickle cell disease, and thalassemia. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Baptiste graduated from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and then she performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. In addition to English, she speaks Haitian Creole. Dr. Baptiste is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Anemia, Thalassemia

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.